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Eating Nuts Tied to Reduced CVD Incidence, Death in T2DM Patients

Higher consumption of nuts, especially tree nuts, is associated with reduced cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in Circulation Research.

Higher Push-Up Capacity Linked to Lower Incidence of CVD Events

Higher push-up capacity is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease events among male firefighters, according to a study published online Feb. 15 in JAMA Network Open.

Cardiovascular Risk Increased During Gender Transition

People receiving hormone therapy during gender transition have an increased risk for cardiovascular events, according to a study published online Feb. 18 in Circulation.

Discharge Opioid Rx for Heart Dz Patients May Impact Follow-Up

For patients with an admitting diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome and/or acute decompensated heart failure, opioid prescription at discharge is not significantly associated with unplanned health care utilization or mortality but is associated with reduced odds of completed planned health care utilization, according to a study published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.